Lev Grossman is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels The Magicians and The Magician King. The third book in the trilogy, The Magician's Land, will be published in August 2014. The New Yorker named The Magicians as one of the best books of 2009. In 2011 Grossman was awarded the John... show more
Lev Grossman is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels The Magicians and The Magician King. The third book in the trilogy, The Magician's Land, will be published in August 2014. The New Yorker named The Magicians as one of the best books of 2009. In 2011 Grossman was awarded the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer by the World Science Fiction Society.
Grossman is also the book critic at Time magazine, and he has written about books and technology for the New York Times, Salon, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, Lingua Franca, the Village Voice and the Believer, as well as NPR.
He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and three children. He's 43, slightly built and probably wouldn't last long in a post-apocalyptic, eye-for-an-eye world.
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by: Geno Salvatore, Kevin Hearne, Lev Grossman, Brandon Sanderson, Patrick Rothfuss, Daniel Abraham, Shawn Speakman, Jennifer Bosworth, Mark Lawrence, Blake Charlton, Peter V. Brett, R.A. Salvatore, Robert V.S. Redick, Michael J. Sullivan, Eldon Thompson, David Anthony Durham, Peter Orullian, Todd L...
This was a brilliant sequel that was just as funny and clever as the first book. It was nice getting to see things from Julia's point of view, and comparing her character arc with Quentin's. In fact I ended up liking Julia more than Quentin, though I do still like Quentin.I loved Julia's online fami...
Series: The Magicians #3 And the story arc is finally over. I must say that I did like Jane Chatwin's little dig when she said that "Quests were for children." It sums up a lot of these books. There's less of Quentin stupidly looking for a quest in this one though, so I rated it a bit higher.
Series: The Magicians #2 What can I say? This is basically Julia's backstory coupled with Quentin being really stupid about looking for quests.
My absolute favorite book of this trilogy, Grossman has pulled off a true hero's journey for Quentin, while giving rich character development to the other members of this book's ensemble cast. The mature version of himself that Quentin becomes by the end of this installment feels almost like a comp...